The Budget Provision for the year
2013-14 is Rs. 54,02.17 Lakh under Non-Plan and Rs.3,50
lakhs under State Plan. The budget target of collection
of excise revenue for the year 2013-14 is Rs.1900 Crore.
The Collection of excise revenue for the year 2012-13
was Rs.1499.90 Crore as against the target of Rs.1700
Excise shops have been
proposed to be increased by at least 20% for the Excise
Policy 2013-14. Non-renewal of excise shops by the
licensees and non-settlement of excise shops by the
order of Hon’ble High Court, the collection of projected
excise revenue has affected considering the relatively
low per capital consumption of liquor in the State. The
enhanced excise revenue is only possible if there is
realistic expansion of excise infrastructure.